World News

2018-01-22

Jerusalem: US embassy to move by end of 2019 – Pence

The US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019, Vice-President Mike Pence has said. The date is earlier than some […]
2018-01-22

Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered in Israel

One of the last remaining obscure parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls has been deciphered by researchers in Israel. Sixty tiny fragments were pieced together over […]
2018-01-22

Australia police in fresh search for missing Beaumont children

Australian police say they are investigating new leads in the case of three children who went missing more than 50 years ago. The disappearance of the […]
2018-01-22

Tokyo amusement park evacuated in missile drill

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Tokyo carries out an evacuation drill amidst fears of a missile attack from North Korea. Source: BBC World ले छापेको छ ।
2018-01-22

Three Billboards triumphs at Screen Actors Guild awards

Black comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri scooped the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards. The film about a bereaved mother’s fight for justice […]
2018-01-22

Venice restaurant bill outrages Japanese tourists

The mayor of Venice has voiced outrage over the €1,100 (£970; $1,347) bill that four Japanese tourists say they had to pay for four steaks, a […]
2018-01-22

Syria offensive: Turkish troops 'capture villages' in Afrin

Turkish forces have captured a number of villages in north-western Syria, on the third day of an offensive to oust Kurdish fighters, Turkish media report. Turkish […]
2018-01-22

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange an 'inherited problem'

Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno has described Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as an “inherited problem” in a television interview. Mr Assange has been living inside the Ecuadorean […]
2018-01-22

Spain renews arrest bid as Catalonia's Puigdemont travels to Denmark

Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont has arrived in Denmark, triggering a new attempt by Spain’s prosecutor to have him arrested. Mr Puigdemont has travelled to host […]
2018-01-22

It's the first simulated missile attack since the end of World War Two

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Hundreds of Tokyo residents wearing gray bibs took part in the city’s first simulated missile attack since the end of World War […]
2018-01-22

SAG Awards: Shameless star says 'it's hard to be a man'

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was dominated by support for the fight against sexual misconduct in Hollywood, with several speeches about female empowerment. This […]
2018-01-22

Amazon opens no-checkout supermarket

In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts – human or self-service – to shoppers on […]
2018-01-22

'Airline poo' falls on India village causing confusion

Indian officials suspect an icy ball which fell on a village in the northern state of Haryana is frozen human waste leaked from a flying airplane. […]
2018-01-22

Lead singer of Kim's favorite girl band tours Seoul

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The lead singer of Kim Jong Un’s favorite girl band toured Seoul Monday to scout venues for North Korea’s art troupe when […]
2018-01-22

Iceland's high court upholds 76% tax on imported chips

Iceland’s high court upholds 76% tax on imported chips By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring The highest court in Iceland has upheld a […]